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How DBT Can Help Treat Eating Disorders (Part 2)

How DBT Can Help Treat Eating Disorders part 2

This feature by Lucene Wisniewski is the second part in a two-part series about applying DBT to the treatment of eating disorders. In part 1, Lucene addresses some of the existing literature and basic concepts for the application of DBT to eating disorders. Part 2 shares advice for clinicians and insight on when it is appropriate to use DBT with clients diagnosed with an eating disorder.

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Chats with Trainers: Engaging Clients by Linking Goals to Treatment (SOLD OUT)

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This small group consultation will focus on any helping therapists who are experiencing a lack of direction and engagement in their treatment with specific clients. It will focus on helping therapists identify clients’ goals and make clear links between those goals and tasks that are needed for treatment to be successful. It is expected that the consultation among a group of clinicians faced with similar problems will focus on specific cases in a highly applicable manner.

Learning Objective
Motivate clients by linking their goals to the tasks needed to engage in successful treatment.

Virtual Meeting Details
Date: April 13th
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am Pacific / 1:00pm – 2:00pm Eastern
Meeting Duration: 60 minutes
Registration Fee: $75.00
Participants will receive a Zoom meeting invite before the session.

About Small Group Consultations with DBT Experts
This session is one of our “Small Group Consultations with DBT Experts” within the Chats with Trainers series. We will address specific questions that are commonly faced in delivering DBT. This format is designed to focus on a specific question in a group consultation format with a maximum of 8 participants. This small, more intimate group setting led by our expert Behavioral Tech Trainers will allow for a deep exploration of the particular challenge at hand. Please note, CE credits will not be offered.

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DBT Skills in the COVID-19 Pandemic

DBT Skills in the COVID-19 Pandemic

Currently, many people are asking how DBT skills can help as healthcare providers face the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. This makes a great deal of sense in the current crisis as DBT is well-known for Crisis Survival strategies. Yet, DBT is much more than surviving crises, and using DBT skills well means using a number of skills to act most effectively for one’s goals based on what is required in any given moment. The following is an excerpt of a discussion between Tony DuBose, PsyD, Chief Training Executive at Behavioral Tech, and Esequias Caetano, a psychologist in Patos de Minas, Brazil. This post suggests balancing among several DBT skills.  

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On Radical Acceptance (Part 2)

On Radical Acceptance part 2

This feature by Randy Wolbert is the second part in his two-part series about the DBT Skill of Radical Acceptance. Part 1 discussed what Radical Acceptance means as well as the origin of the skill. In this part, Randy explains how the Radical Acceptance skill impacts both clients and DBT therapists.

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